Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 8082
Author(s): Nugent, Christopher G.
Title : Reading Riannon: The Problematics of Motherhood in "Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet" [The author focuses on the episode in which Riannon, the queen, is wrongly accused by her serving women of killing her newborn son. Riannon must accept a strange ritual humiliation as her punishment until the baby is brought back to the royal court. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Domestic Violence in Medieval Texts.   Edited by Eve Salisbury, Georgiana Donavin, and Merrall Llewelyn Price .   University Press of Florida, 2002.  Pages 180 - 202.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 5336
Author(s): Brook, Leslie C.
Title : Rewards and Punishments in the "De Amore" and Kindred Texts [the author analyzes an allegory in which noble women, and to a lesser extent men, were punished or rewarded according to their service to love; the author argues that the original intention may have been to frighten or cajole women into surrendering themselves to suitors].
Source: Reading Medieval Studies , 25., ( 1999):  Pages 3 - 16.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 3997
Author(s): Hemming, Jessica.
Title : Sellam gestare: Saddle-Bearing Punishments and the Case of Rhiannon
Source: Viator , 28., ( 1997):  Pages 45 - 64.
Year of Publication: 1997.

4. Record Number: 10890
Author(s): Nichols, Ann Eljenholm.
Title : The Hierosphthitic Topos, or the Fate of Fergus: Notes on the N-Town Assumption [The "N-Town Assumption of Mary Play" contains a reference to the apocryphal story of Fergus, a Jew who interrupts the Virgin Mary’s funeral by attacking her bier as it is carried by the Apostles. In some versions of the story, Fergus is punished for his
Source: Comparative Drama , 25., 1 ( 1991):  Pages 29 - 41.
Year of Publication: 1991.